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Halifax in Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia — The Atlantic Provinces
 

Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating

 
 
Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2017
1. Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating Marker
Inscription.  

Planted by the Children
of
Morris Street School,
in memory of
Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating
1st Bn. Leinster Reg. (Royal Canadians)
Killed on service at Hela, Nigeria
October 9th 1898

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisastersParks & Recreational AreasPatriots & Patriotism. A significant historical date for this entry is October 9, 1898.
 
Location. 44° 38.515′ N, 63° 34.979′ W. Marker is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in Halifax Regional Municipality. Marker and sycamore tree are along a Halifax Public Gardens path about 50 meters NNE of the park's southwest entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5665 Spring Garden Road, Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3S9, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Drinking Fountain / Fontaine d'eau potable (within shouting distance of this marker); Summer House / Pavillon d'été (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hamilton" Flower-bed arrangement (within shouting distance of this marker); Horticulture Hall, post-1945
Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2017
2. Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating Marker
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(about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Public Garden Foundation Fountain (about 90 meters away); Unveiling, Jubilee Fountain / Inauguration, Fontaine du Jubilé (about 150 meters away); HMCS Sackville K-181 (about 150 meters away); Boer War Memorial Fountain (approx. 0.2 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
 
Also see . . .  Controversial 2017 Global News article about Keating. (Submitted on January 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 26, 2017
3. Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating Marker
Is on the ground at the base of the large sycamore tree
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 16, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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